PFA programmer Steve Seid told me that that when he requested the films from Warner Brothers, and "they said only Eyes Wide Shut was on film.
Seid, who's on the Roxie board, told me that they don't have the DCI-compliant projector needed for DCPs.
assumes "that the Roxie found either archival or private prints.
As usual, Steve Seid
introduced the movie, which the PFA was screening as part of the series Rude Awakening: American Comedy, 1990-2010.
This is the last of three American comedy series that the Archive has been running since the beginning of the year.
To help program this final series, the PFA "worked in cahoots with the East Bay Express," with readers recommending films.
called Lebowski part of a "great bowling trilogy" that also included King Pin and Spare Me, which is "about a kind of outlaw bowler who gets kicked out of the league because he
has anger issues," and was advertised with the tag line "When you hear thunder, God is bowling."
also brought out his
father's bowling ball.
father bowled until he
was in his